Career as a Dermatologist
Dermatologists are doctors who specialize in the care of the face. They observe individuals with skin disorders and keep track of how dermatological therapies are progressing. Dermatologists evaluate skin disorders ranging from moderate to extreme conditions. They perform scans and skin evaluations, as well as a review of the complete current background to decide the best course of action. Dermatologists also monitor the effectiveness of medications and, if necessary, refer patients to other professionals. Dermatologists treat a wide range of skin problems, from melanoma to wounds. Dermatologists may see issues such as chronic illness triggered by compromised immune systems, hypersensitivity reactions to daily chemicals, bacterial or infectious diseases, and far more. Dermatologists also support clients with aesthetic problems, such as correcting issues of their aging skin, healing injuries incurred by surgeries to correct a melanoma, assisting with the reduction of acne or other scars, or assisting patients with diseases such as AIDS in regaining a healthy look.